Showing posts with label Najwa Najjar. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Najwa Najjar. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Arabology Interviews Souad Massi (in English, Arabic and French)

I am proud to share my interview with Algerian French singer Souad Massi about her new CD "El-Mutakallimûn" and about her film debut in Najwa Najjar's "Eyes of a Thief" along with Egyptian actor Khaled Abol Naga خالد ابو النجا.  The interview was conducted in English, Arabic and French and recorded by phone whilst Souad Massi was in France (March 2016).

You can listen to the interview below or at

  • Read a review of Souad Massi's new CD "El Mutakallimun" at THIS LINK
  • Read this recent article about Souad Massi at THIS LINK
  • Listen to my radio interview with Souad Massi below or at THIS LINK.

Saturday, December 10, 2011

My Dec 8 Podcast ft Interview with Director Najwa Najjar

The Dec 8 Podcast from my show 'Hi, Keefak, Ca Va?" (Season 2, Episode 10) includes my exclusive interview with Najwa Najjar, Director of the Palestinian movie "Pomegranates and Myrrh." (see pics and film trailer below).

This Podcast also includes a reading excerpt from Arin Mango's essay "Wearing the First Amendment on My Head" (published in Avicenna Autumn 2011 Vol 2 No 1). To see full essay, click here.

To download the Podcast (in 2 Parts):
To directly listen to Part 1 Click below:

To directly listen to Part 2 Click below:

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Interviewing Najwa Najjar in Amman, Jordan (Summer 2011)


Trailer for the film Pomegranates and Myrrh directed by Najwa Najjar

Playlist for Hi, Keefak, Ça Va?/DJ: Ramzi S./Thu, 8 Dec 2011 / 1600-1800

1.  Rousan, Yazan And Autostrad/Ya Salaam (Wow)/Autostrad/Planet Records
2.  Interview with Najwa Najjar/Interview Part 1/KZSU
3.  Al-Madfa'i, Ilham/Dishdasha/Dishdasha/Rip Cat Records
4.  Banna, Rim/ Miraya Al-Ruh (Mirrors Of My Soul)/Al-Rawa'i (Greatest Hits)/Laser
5.  Interview with Najwa Najjar/Interview Part 2/KZSU
6.  Norden, Adam/A prayer/Zozo Sountrack/Warner Brothers Records
7.  Mouzanar, Khaled/Yammi/Et maintenant on va ou (soundtrack)/naïve
8.  Homsy, Imane/Sara/Seigneur Kanoun/Lord Kanun/Institut Du Monde Arabe & Harmonia Mundi
9.  Interview with Najwa Najjar/Interview Part 3/KZSU
10. Mashrou' Leila/Wajih/El Hal Romancy/Mashrou' Leila
11. Atlas, Natasha/Taalet (Zab Spencer Remix)/Mounqaliba Rising: The Remixes/Six Degrees Records
12. Interview with Najwa Najjar/Interview Part 4/KZSU
13. Le Trio Joubran/L'art d'aimer (shajan)/À l'ombre des mots (feat. Mahmoud Darwich)/Randana
14. Wlad hara ft Abeer/Sawt El Samt/Sabreena Da Witch/DAM
15. Fairuz/Kunna Nitlaqa/The very best of Fairuz/EMI
16. Audio Reading from Arin Mango's Essay/Avicenna/Autumn 2011 Vol 2 no 1/Stanford University
17. Faqir, Omar/Ramallah/Jeeran/Moonlight Recordings

Ramzi Salti's Talk: Healing through Lebanese Music (EPIC Fellows, Stanford Global Studies, September 2020)

Watch full talk at This audio-visual talk by Stanford Lecturer + Arabology program host Dr. Ramzi Salti was pre...